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ICES launches call for applications to its next faculty training cycle

Develop your skills in population health research 

ICES Faculty Scholars Program

The ICES Faculty Scholars Program has officially launched the call for applications to its fourth training cycle (2019-2021).

This two-year, part-time learning opportunity is open to Ontario-based academic researchers who are passionate about population health and health services research, and wish to obtain an appointment as an ICES Scientist,

The program was established at ICES Western in 2013 as part of its strong focus on supporting trainees and new investigators. By leveraging partnerships with other ICES sites and in conjunction with an interactive e-learning environment, faculty from different regions are able to fully participate in the ICES Faculty Scholars program. 

Scholars will have access to:
 

  • Training in the use of Ontario’s health administrative databases for research.
  • Seminars on advanced methods relevant to population health research.
  • Opportunities for collaboration with experts across the ICES network.
  • Individual project mentorship and data analytic support to develop and complete one or more research studies using Ontario’s health administrative databases.

Hear from successful ICES Faculty Scholars:

“The methods of planning and completing an ICES project are unique. This program is the best possible way to demystify the process and produce high quality work from the outset. The amount of support is outstanding, so you have confidence that your work will be successful.”
Dr. Andrew Appleton, Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Western University

“The Faculty Scholars Program is extremely well structured and run. The Program provides a positive and open learning environment for Scholars to ask questions and learn about the administrative and practical aspects pertaining to conducting research at ICES.”
Dr. James Crispo, Researcher, Health Sciences North Research Institute

Applications for the 2019–2021 program will be accepted until January 18, 2019. Any questions regarding the program, applications or eligibility can be directed to facultyscholars@ices.on.ca

Go to the ICES website for more information on the ICES Faculty Scholars Program

ICES is a not-for-profit research institute encompassing a community of research, data and clinical experts. With its growing network across the province, ICES researchers are able to access a vast and secure array of health-related data to evaluate health care delivery and outcomes. Learn more about ICES Western.